U.S. chief justice warns of internet disinformation, urges civics education

"In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public's need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital," Roberts said in his annual report on behalf...

U.S. chief justice warns of internet disinformation, urges civics education

U.S. chief justice warns of internet disinformation, urges civics education"In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public's need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital," Roberts said in his annual report on behalf of the federal judiciary. U.S. intelligence agencies and an inquiry by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller found that Russia engaged in a campaign of hacking and propaganda to sway the 2016 presidential race toward Republican President Donald Trump. Mueller did not establish that members of Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia during the 2016 election.